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Insight into the CCMA

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What to expect There comes a time that every employer will probably have to attend a matter at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) at some point in their ownership of a company. This is not something that anyone wants to deal with but, unfortunately, cannot be left in hope that it will […]

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Economic crime soars in South Africa

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PricewaterhouseCoopers 2016 Global Economic Crime Survey shows that when it comes to economic crimes, South Africa is ahead of the curve. The latest edition of the biennial Global Economic Crime Survey showed the level at which this form of crime currently occurs within the country’s borders, is nearly double that of its international counterparts – […]

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Labour disputes, arbitration awards bind new employers

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When acquiring a business, as a going concern, employers need to be mindful of any existing labour disputes or arbitration awards in this business as these could pose serious risks to the success of the transaction. Where a transaction amounts to a transfer of a business as a going concern, section 197 of the Labour […]